Workwhile Questions with Miglė Nevieraitė

Telling a story, going for walks with no purpose in mind, and having an unlimited supply of watermelons. This month’s Workwhile Questions feature member Miglė Nevieraitė, Amsterdam-based illustrator and motion designer!

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1. What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Unlimited supply of watermelons.

2. What is your greatest fear?

Mice (that live between the walls of my flat) entering my bed.

3. Which living person do you most admire?

Rowan Atkinson

4. What is your greatest extravagance?

Taking a flight overseas.

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‘Forbidden Goods’

‘Forbidden Goods’

5. What is your current state of mind?

Spring!

6. What do you consider the most overrated trend in design?

Marble texture in interior and graphic design.

7. Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

Jesus!

8. What piece of work do you wish you’d done yourself?

Film “The Red Turtle”

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‘P&G and 292 - If sex is your work’

‘P&G and 292 - If sex is your work’

9. What is your dream project?

Feature animated film.

10. What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Switching careers.

11. What is your most useful tool you use for your craft?

My hands.

12. What do you do to get out of a creative rut?

Go for a walk or start doodling without any purpose in mind.

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‘Social&’

13. What would you do if you weren’t a designer?

Environmental activist or a guitar player.

14. What makes you unique as a designer?

In every project I look for a story to tell.

15. What do you most value in a client?

Ability to explain themselves.

16. What do you most value in a collaborator?

Thinking of solutions instead of problems.

‘MFDB Company Profile’

‘MFDB Company Profile’

17. Who are your professional inspirations?

Studio Ghibli, René Laloux, animation studio Animade.

18. Which historical or fictional figure do you most identify with?

Jonas Mekas

19. Who are your heroes in real life?

Rosa Parks or anyone who stands up for their rights.

21. What is your greatest regret?

To have spent too much time on projects I didn’t like.

22. What is your motto?

Don’t take yourself too seriously.

‘My Life as a Music Video’

‘My Life as a Music Video’

‘Trust as a Service’

‘Trust as a Service’